Meaning of PART in English


I. noun see: pare Date: before 12th century 1. a. one of the often indefinite or unequal subdivisions into which something is or is regarded as divided and which together constitute the whole, an essential portion or integral element, one of several or many equal units of which something is composed or into which it is divisible ; an amount equal to another amount , c. an exact divisor of a quantity ; aliquot , ~ial fraction , one of the constituent elements of a plant or animal body: as, organ , member , private ~s , a division of a literary work, f. a vocal or instrumental line or melody in concerted music or in harmony, a ~icular voice or instrument in concerted music, a constituent member of a machine or other apparatus, something falling to one in a division or apportionment ; share , one's share or allotted task (as in an action) ; duty , one of the opposing sides in a conflict or dispute, a general area of indefinite boundaries, a function or course of action performed, 7. an actor's lines in a play, the role of a character in a play, a constituent of character or capacity ; talent , the line where the hair is ~ed, Synonyms: see: ~ II. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French ~ir, from Latin ~ire to divide, from ~-, pars Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to separate from or take leave of someone, to take leave of one another, to become separated into ~s, 3. to go away ; de~ , die , to become separated, detached, or broken, to relinquish possession or control , transitive verb 1. to divide into ~s, to separate by combing on each side of a line, to break or suffer the breaking of (as a rope or anchor chain), to divide into shares and distribute ; apportion , 3. to remove from contact or association , to keep separate , to hold (as brawlers) a~, to separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion, 4. leave , quit , relinquish , give up , III. adverb Date: 1513 ~ly , IV. adjective Date: 1818 ~ial 1, V. abbreviation ~icipial; ~iciple, ~icular

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